Sam Winchester’s Journal – Entry Since the day Mom died, Dad trained us to be prepared to face every kind of situation and to keep our cool no matter what the circumstances. That’s what being a hunter meant. My heart just broke.
he was a neglectful father (Canon. Who leaves a small child for weeks at a time and makes them responsible for their sibling? They made illusions to abuse (Dark Side of the Moon, for one), and the boys have a lot of emotional issues stemming from this.